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CET Academic ProgramsCET’s gap programs focus on intensive language study or an international internship experience. Students get top-tier language instruction and gain valuable professional experience, with optional college credit available. In 2022, high school students can participate in CET’s pre-college summer programs in China, France, Italy, Japan, Spain, and Washington, DC. Students take a survey course for college credit that explores global perspectives on international issues and participate in activities and excursions that bring the course themes to life.Academic - Language
Wake Forest Pre-College ProgramsThe Online Immersion Program, designed for high school students ages 13 and up, offers exciting topics, covered in depth, through online coursework led by Wake Forest University professors and Wake Forest School of Medicine professors (depending on the course you choose). You will complete a Capstone project to show what you’ve learned and earn a Certificate of Completion from Wake Forest University.Academic - Wake Forest
Horizon Academic Research ProgramHorizon Academic (HARP) is a trimester-long online research program for extraordinary high school students to refine their interest in an academic subject. Students will develop a college-level research project under the individualized guidance of a professor from a globally renowned university.Academic / Research
PolygencePolygence gives a unique edge to students in their academic endeavors through research projects guided by academics from top universities worldwide.Academic / Research
Publish Your WorkHere is a list of online journals where high school students can publish their work.Academic / Writing
A14all @Carnegie MelonAI4ALL remote offering will experience the same academic rigor and engagement that the program typically delivers in-person/the residential setting. Participants will attend lectures by Carnegie Mellon faculty with expertise in various aspects of computing and artificial intelligence.Academic Summer computing and artificial intelligenceFree
Summer Start Program at Shepherd UniversityThrough Summer Start, students will enroll in up to 7 credits at ShepherdAcademic-Shepherd
American Collegiate Adventureswhere you can choose the summer you deserve. Customize your summer, choosing from a large selection of courses, sports, language study, cultural immersion, internship and community service opportunitiesAcademics
Summer at Adelphi UThe Pre-College Certificate Program is an online academic and college-readiness experience for rising high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors.Academics at Adelphi University-New York
Communications at American U.offers high school students an opportunity to explore the world of communication through hands-on courses offered from June through July. The program is designed for students who have an interest in film, journalism, multimedia and communicationAcademics at American University-Washington, DC
Summer at American U.rigorous college-credit summer program designed for students entering their sophomore, junior, and senior years of high school. The Community of Scholars offers academically outstanding students the chance to broaden their understanding of international relations by enrolling in a 3-credit college class designed just for them.Academics at American University-Washington, DC$1950 (two weeks) or $4350 (four weeks)
14 have built upon the success of our online offerings last summer, transitioning a few more of our residential programs online and will be expanding our online offerings for both credit and on-credit courses. Check out our summer offerings to see what interests youAcademics at Boston College-Boston, MA
Boston U. Summer ProgramsAll five of Boston University’s Summer Term High School Programs will be offered exclusively through remote instruction in summer 2021Academics at Boston University
Summer at BrownPre-College Programs are designed for high school students to replicate the authentic college experience. You’ll enjoy the freedom and responsibility that comes from managing your own time while balancing challenging academics and enriching social activities—without the pressure of formal grades.Academics at Brown University
Case Western Pre College ProgramsVarious two- and four-week sessionsAcademics at Case Western
Christopher Newport SummerThrough seminar-styled courses, you will explore and creatively interpret themes of humanistic democratic engagement as represented in historical and contemporary Western thought and artistic expressionAcademics at Christopher Newport University
Summer at Colorado CollegeColorado College Summer Session invites rising juniors and seniors to join the CC community this summer. Enroll in one of our dynamic courses offered on subjects ranging from environmental science and geological field study of Pikes Peak, to feminist and critical media studies, and cross-genre writingAcademics at Colorado College-Colorado Springs, CO
Summer at ColumbiaDive into an Ivy League education this summer with Columbia’s world-class instructors, and a dynamic online learning platformAcademics at Columbia University
Summer at CornellExperience the challenge of college study with Cornell faculty and earn college credit while still a sophomore, junior, or senior in high schoolAcademics at Cornell University
Emory Summer ProgramsIt gives college-bound sophomores and juniors an exciting glimpse of academic and residential life at a top-ranked national university.Academics at Emory University
Summer programs at GettysburgSubjects include psychology, creative writing, or Civil War Era StudiesAcademics at Gettysburg
Goucher College Young Writers CampA one-week creative writing and college essay workshop for high school students who love to write!Academics at Goucher - Writing Camp$550.00
Womens Summer at Hollinsa pre-college summer program for young women with interests in everything from creative writing, STEM, and social justice to theatre and riding.Academics at Hollins University
Science at Howard UniversityHoward University Summer Enrichment Science AcademyAcademics at Howard University
Johns Hopkins Summer ProgramsDuring this four-week summer program for high school students, participants learn engineering basics such as conducting experiments, solving design challenges, interpreting data and applying technologyAcademics at Johns Hopkins University-Baltimore, MD
Summer Science Academy at McDanielAcademics at McDaniel-Science$935. Residential $585. Commuter
Summer at Montgomery CollegeMontgomery College Youth ProgramsAcademics at Montgomery College-Montgomery County, MD
Summer Academy of Actuarial and Mathematical SciencesalStudents who are interested in pursuing a Mathematics, Actuarial Science, or Computer Science degree at Morgan State University will get a headstart on their college curriculum by participating in Mathematics and Computer Science courses and learning about careers and majors in the fields.Academics at Morgan State, math and science$150.00
Summer at Mount HermonCollege Prep for students entering grades 10-12, a Middle School Program, English as a second language, and Community Service in IndiaAcademics at Northfield Mount Herm0n-Mount Hermon, MA
Summer at Northwesternoffers a college prep summer program for students who like academic challenges and the experience of real collegeAcademics at Northwestern
Summer at OxfordSummer School offers 16-18 year olds exceptional academic and cultural programs on the campus of the University of OxfordAcademics at Oxford University-Oxford, England
34 outstanding academic programs in Europe for top students completing grades 10-12. The program is designed to immerse students in two academic subjects or creative arts while taking advantage of the inexhaustible cultural resources of Oxford, Cambridge, Spain or ParisAcademics at Oxford, Cambridge, Spain or Paris
Pre-College Immersion at PaceSummer program in Business, Digital Film Production, and Theater ArtsAcademics at Pace University$1,700.00
Summer at StanfordStanford Pre-Collegiate Studies advances the education of academically talented, intellectually curious, pre-college studentsAcademics at Stanford University
Summer at Stevens Technologyoffering 11 different programs, hosted by Stevens faculty and staffAcademics at Stevens Institute of Technology
Summer at Susquehannashowcase the university’s colleges of the arts, business and science by offering engaging, weeklong workshops designed especially for high-achieving students.Academics at Susquehanna University
Summer at TuftsPre-College Programs offer ambitious high school students the opportunity to learn from renowned faculty and experience a rigorous academic environment at a leading higher education institutionAcademics at Tufts University
Summer at U. Chicagowide variety of unique programs for high school students. Students may choose from an array of undergraduate courses to take for creditAcademics at University of Chicago
Engineering for Women at Daytonwomen in engineering summer campAcademics at University of Dayton
Summer at U. DelawareThe UD Edge summer college program prepares high school students moving into their junior or senior year for a future as a successful college studentAcademics at University of Delaware
Summer at U. MichiganSpring & summer programs for high school students interested in art and design.Academics at University of Michigan
Summer at Notre DameSummer Scholars and Leadership SeminarsAcademics at University of Notre Dame
Engineering at U. Pennoffers intensive three-week courses in cutting-edge technology for talented high school studentsAcademics at University of Pennsylvania
Summer at U. Southern CaliforniaUSC Summer Programs extends a tradition of excellence to outstanding high school students through a diverse offering of 4-week summer coursesAcademics at University of Southern California
Rochester Summer ProgramsWith Rochester’s Pre-College Programs, high school students get that same freedom. Students make significant contributions to campus, foster respect for other cultures, and bring unique perspectives to the classroomAcademics at Unversity of Rochester
Wash U. Summer ProgramsOur summer programs offer highly motivated students the opportunity to experience WashU in the classroom and beyondAcademics at Washington University in St. Louis
Business at WhartonThe Wharton Global Youth Program mobilizes the extensive opportunities of the Wharton academic community to educate, inform and inspire pre-collegiate students to explore business practices, analyze the world’s complex challenges, and take the needed steps to become leaders who will transform the global economy.Academics at Wharton Business School
American History and Democracy at William and Maryto rising juniors, rising seniors and graduating seniors during two three-week sessionsAcademics at William and Mary
STEM and the Humanities at WorcesterFrontiers is a two-week or four-week summer program where students make lifelong friends while participating in hands-on classes and labs to explore STEM and the humanitiesAcademics at Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Advertising Campone-week summer program occurring in Atlanta that introduces students in grades 10–12 to the many facets of advertising—strategic planning, the creative process, media management, account planning and moreAdvertising
Agricultural Sciences at UMDexplore agricultural sciences, and gain knowledge about careers in animal and plant disciplines, wildlife management, veterinary medicine, biotechnology, entomology, food safety, food production, agribusiness, forestry, and MUCH more!Agricultural Sciences at UMD
Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Programdesigned to encourage high school students to pursue science and engineering careers; acquaint qualified high school students with the activities of Department of Navy (DoN) laboratories through summer science and engineering research experiences;Apprenticeship-Summer
Art at Otis CollegeFrom July 6 - July 31, build and develop your creative and artistic skills while exploring a specific medium or aspect of art and design. While we understand this online program cannot fully replace the first-hand, on-campus experience, we intend for our online offering to provide students the opportunity to experience a collegiate-level, immersive, and challenging curriculum. Our new online model will focus on one-on-one instructor critique and culminate into potential work for college application portfolios through a combination of synchronous and asynchronous class meetings.Arts
Creative Citizens in ActionAt CCA’s Pre-College Program, you’ll join a diverse group of creative thinkers and makers who share your passion for art and design. The program is open to all interested participants, those with little art and design experience and those with advanced skills.Arts
57 students the opportunity to immerse themselves in an art program that best fits their lifestyleArts
58 four week summer program for talented and motivated high school students in California and beyond.Arts
59 School of Creative and Performing Arts, is one of the premier visual and performing arts summer camps for teens, ages 13 to 19Arts
Interlochen Arts CampJoin us this summer at Interlochen Online. The world-class Interlochen faculty have transformed on-campus programs into virtual experiences that combine the joy and intensity of Interlochen Arts Camp with an interactive and fun experience of summer learning.Arts
Tanglewood Fine Arts Summer ProgramYou can earn college credit for the time you’ll spend in master classes, chamber music, individual lessons, academic courses, and performancesArts
Youth Arts ProgramYouth Arts MovementArts
Met Opera Global Summer CampStudents around the world can learn all about opera with the Metropolitan Opera’s eight-week virtual Global Summer Camp. Each week, campers will discover a new opera through hands-on activities and other fun learning prompts, watch the opera, and share their work with a global community of young opera fans. Members of the Met’s nationwide HD Live in Schools program will provide primary instruction, and teaching artists from the performing and literary arts will guide students in age-appropriate explorations. Platforms include Google Classroom and Zoom. Grades 3-12. FREE!Arts (appreciation -- not performance)
New York Film AcademyThis year at the New York Film Academy, we’re offering our world-renowned summer camps and workshops online! These programs are designed for teens and kids for ages 10-17 years and provide an active, creative learning experience where students have the ability to interact with instructors and classmates from all around the world, at home, while also creating original work.Arts / Writing
DC Public Library "Know Your Power" Civic Engagement ContestFind your power and use it to creatively address a topic that is important to you. Between May 18 and Aug. 14, submit an original work of writing, photography, illustration or music that expresses your feelings on a social issue that matters to you. We’re looking for pieces that are not only well-crafted but have a strong voice and perspective on a subject pertaining to civic engagement. Four winners will be selected in the categories of Illustration, Writing, Music and PhotographyArts / Writing / Social Justce
Writing, Theater and Dance at Sarah Lawrence U.three-week residential courses in writing, musical theatre and dance and a five-week intensive program in filmArts, Writing
Music at BerkleeWith programs in music performance, theater, dance, music production, songwriting, opera, and music business, there is a Berklee summer program for you whether you are in middle school, high school, college, or beyondBerklee School of Music
Camp WIT ("Whatever It Takes")Camp WIT provides t(w)eens a chance to connect with people who have turned their passion into purpose and their hobby into a career. Entrepreneurship isn’t just what you see on Shark Tank or only about creating an app and selling it. Entrepreneurs can be found in many different fields. What makes someone a “do WIT” entrepreneur is someone who has taken the leap to create something out of nothing, turned an idea into reality, and is committed to making the world a better place.Business
Entrepreneurship + Investing BootcampWe will partner with Middlebury College’s MiddCORE program to give students a taste of college-level innovation, finance, and leadership programs. The three days will include a mix of live classes, individual finance "sprints," and a final group finance and entrepreneurship hack-a-thon challenge for a panel of judges from the fields of entrepreneurship, finance, and social impact!Business
LaunchX VirtualOur summer program taps into your potential as an ambitious high school student, supporting you through the process of launching an actual startup.Business
Quarter ZeroChoose between a 10-day virtual crash course on the fundamentals of entrepreneurship develop your understanding of what it takes to get an idea off the ground. Or a 50-day virtual intensive designed to help you create and pitch your startup venture in front of real judges with money on the line.Business
Teach Me Wall StreetWall Street 101, FINTECH and Jobs of the New Economy, Intensive Currency Trading Boot Camp. Can participate in one, two or three weeks. Starts July 6.Business
University StartupsUniversity Startups is a challenging college-level startup design course that teaches high school students how to start for-profit social impact companies over 2 weeks.Business
YellowbrickIn partnership with top universities and brands, we create educational experiences that tap into interests and passions to spark success, fuel personal advancement, and open doors to fulfilling paths for our students. Programs include: fashion, music industry, beauty, sports, hospitality.Business / Arts
Boston Leadership Institute2021 remote options include four-week programs on Sports Statistics and Polymer Chemistry.Business / STEM
Business at DrexelLebow College of Business offers several programs in business and economics for rising juniors and seniorsBusiness at Drexel University-Philadelphia, PA
4 Star CampsUniversity of Virginia offers enrichment and SAT prep. They also offer programs in golf, soccer and tennis.Camps-Variety of Programs
Architecture and Design at Catholic U.Summer Programs at Catholic University architecture or other design-related fieldsCatholic University
79 for students entering their senior year of high school, AIM is regarded as the most realistic of the service academy summer orientation programs.Coast Guard Academy-Rising Seniors
Code AcademyWhether you’re trying to level up your career, build your side project, or simply play around with programming, you’ve found the right place to start. Explore our programs and courses, try an exercise or two, and join our community of 45 million learners.Coding
Adjacent AcademiesA for-credit online summer program designed to take your liberal arts degree to the next level. Adjacent is designed for students with no coding or technical experience.Coding / Academic
Code ConnectsDelve in-depth into cutting edge tech fields rarely taught to students with live instruction and small group support. 1-2 week camps on these four themes: Tech Taster (AI, Cybersecurity, Healthcare & Tech); Music & Tech; Creative Tech (UI/UX, Product Design); Quantum Computing.Coding / Arts
Code for Social Good[Students must already know how to code] Code for Social Good is a volunteer community that seeks to promote social welfare by supporting nonprofits in need.Coding / Volunteer
Community Service Gap YearGraduating seniors who are not sure what they want to do after high school should consider applying for a paid community service position with City Year, Washington, DC., a group of 17-24 year olds committed to full-time service for ten months in the Washington, DC community.Community Service
NYU Tisch Summer ProgramStudents apply to one of these artistic tracks: Dance, Drama, Production & Design, Dramatic Writing, Filmmaking, Game Design, Photography and Imaging, or Recorded MusicDance, Drama, Filmmaking
ESTEEM MentoringThe ESTEEM Research Mentoring Program (Engineering Science and Technology to Energize and Expand Young Minds) and the Summer Engineering Research (SER)-Quest is an intensive 4-week research focused program sponsored by the Center for Minorities in Science and EngineeringEngineering
Engineering at Virginia Techtwo-week residential program to develop and sustain the interests of girls in engineering and the sciencesEngineering and Sciences at Virginia Tech
Filmmaking at Exeterfor five weeks students study, socialize and live in a multicultural community which is ethnically, racially, geographically and economically diverse. This program is designed to foster excellence in all disciplines associated with the liberal arts traditionFilmmaking
Summer at Carnegie Mellonoffers six distinct pre-college programs to rising juniors and seniors. Take fine arts, architecture, art, design, drama or music.Fine Arts at Carnegie Mellon - Pittsburgh, PA
Teen Life Gap YearGap year program for teensGap Year
Dynamy Gap YearDynamy Internship Year (DIY) is a domestic, long-standing gap-year program created for students ages 17-22 who want to pursue a unique, hands-on learning experienceGap Year/Internship
Global Health Fellowship(FIMRC)Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC)'s Virtual Global Health Fellowship is an opportunity to learn and serve, impacting the field of global health from your home. This unique certificate course provides small group interactions, each led by a professional within the field of global health and development. As a student, you will choose between Latin America or Africa and Asia as your regional focus and will explore a different global health topic each week.Global Health
Capitol Debate Virtual CampCapitol Debate is proud to introduce our robust Virtual Summer Camps. We were a pioneer back in 2012 in launching the first national online educational platform to teach public speaking and debate.Humanities
National History AcademyNational History Academy Online is a unique summer experience for rising 10th, 11th and 12th-grade high school students and recent high school graduates with an interest in the history, law and government of the United States of America. FREE!Humanities
NYTimes Summer Academy OnlineSummer Academy Online gives intellectually curious high school students the opportunity to pursue their passions and study with experts in the fields of journalism, media, politics, technology, arts, culture, sports, business, fashion and more. Our online program brings this unique academic experience directly to you, wherever you are in the world. Each two-week course draws on the expertise and unrivaled access of The New York Times and encourages students to think critically and creatively while exploring their passions and building skills for life. Highlights will include live video instruction from world-class faculty, a line-up of exciting guest speakers and virtual site visits.Humanities / Business / Writing
The Experiment in International LivingLearn and discuss world affairs with peers in Algeria, Iraq, the U.S., and Yemen—all without leaving your living room. Designed to connect hundreds of young people across the U.S. with peers in Iraq, Algeria, Yemen, and other countries in the Middle East and North Africa Region, The Experiment Digital prepares participants to be more civically engaged and lead change. This fully funded eight-week summer virtual experience teaches students to formulate and implement service projects in their local communities.Humanities / International
Economics for LeadersIn recognition of challenges faced by families across the globe because of COVID-19 and our desire to fulfill our mission of introducing future leaders to the economic way of thinking, FTE is offering the Economics for Leaders (EFL) curriculum online this summer.Humanities / Social Sciences
Japan BoundIn the coming weeks, we will be rolling out a series of Japan-related virtual experiences, designed to provide the same meaningful connections and enriching cultural experiences as our original Japan Bound program.International
United Nations Association of Greater BostonUNAGB’s Summer Institute in Global Leadership brings together local and international students to address global issues through Model UN. Students learn to think critically about the problems facing our world, use diplomacy and negotiation as tools, and form policy proposals that make solutions possible.International$545.00
Atlas Workshops: The Future of BordersOn this program, we invite high school students to use the tools of globalization at their disposal to gather information, stories, and perspectives on today’s global challenges, both within and across borders. As a remote team spread out over borders ourselves, we’ll work to record ideas through written, visual, and audio media - collecting them together to give a worldwide look at what we can learn from this moment, and where it might take us next. (July 13-17, 2020)International / Government$50 or free for FARMS